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25. Social Practice / E. Policies / 4. Taxation

[rights and extent of government taking citizens' wealth]

5 ideas
The consent of the people is essential for any tax [Locke]
The amount of taxation doesn't matter, if it quickly circulates back to the citizens [Rousseau]
Everyone must contribute to the state's power and administration, in just proportion [Mirabeau/committee]
If we assess what people would buy in an imaginary insurance market, our taxes could copy it [Dworkin, by Kymlicka]
Financing is increasingly through credit rather than taxes; people prefer investing to taxation [Harari]